HB 218 - Broadcast NC House of Reps Sessions

HB 218 Broadcast NC House of Reps Sessions. The bill requires that the public have video access to the daily legislative sessions of the North Carolina House of Representatives. The legislation also requires that sessions of public importance be broadcast by the UNC Center for Public Television, and that all recordings be archived and be made available for access on the General Assembly web site. An informed public must understand how government works. Transparency and understanding are enhanced facilitated by allowing the public to view the legislative sessions of the House. Civitas Action believes HB 218, improves not only government transparency, but also enhances the ability of citizens to hold government accountable. The vote for freedom is yes.